| 6 February 2005|
5083 days (13.92 yr)
| 2005 CB79|
6 February 2005
| M. E. Brown,
C. A. Trujillo,
D. L. Rabinowitz|
50.062 AU (7.4892 Tm) (Q)
Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, David L. Rabinowitz
Classical Kuiper belt object (Minor Planet Center), Detached object (Deep Ecliptic Survey)
(119951) 2002 KX14, 2008 ST291, (229762) 2007 UK126
(308193) 2005 CB79 Wikipedia
(308193) 2005 CB79 is a trans-Neptunian object that is a member of the Haumea family.
As a member of the Haumea family, (308193) 2005 CB79 is suspected of being an icy mantle collisional fragment from dwarf planet Haumea. With an absolute magnitude (H) of 4.7, and a Haumea-family albedo of 0.7, this object would have a diameter of 158 km.
Observations by Mike Brown in 2012 using the W. M. Keck Observatory suggest that (308193) 2005 CB79 does not have a companion.